This large work featured in the group show at Strange Neighbour Gallery Measuring 4 x 4 meters the canvas work was illuminated at night Horror Show, curated by The Ryan Sisters,is a group exhibition featuring 13 artists exploring ideas associated with the Horror genre. The abject nature of horror is one that consists of a number of conflicting emotions. We are often simultaneously repelled and drawn to this subject matter. It titillates, excites, mesmerizes and terrorizes. Artists will respond […]
Darren Tofts has written a chapter for this amazing publication about my work: http://openhumanitiespress.org/Cubitt-Palmer-Tkacz_2015_Digital-Light.pdf Chapter 10 ‘View in Half or Varying Light: Joel Zika’s Neo-Baroque Aesthetics’ Its an amazing book with writing from leaders in the field. Chapter 1 is by Alvin Ray Smith, co founder of Pixar! It’s edited by Sean Cubitt, Daniel Palmer and Nathaniel Tkacz
An exhibition of illustrations by Mark Godoy and Joel Zika A massive Halloween party and design show, hosted by the Snug Space Gallery, Northcote. The show will kick off with a massive party this Halloween, featuring Melbourne’s Demons of Rock Barbarion in a rare DJ set!!! UV lights, glowing cocktails and utter utter terror await OPENING PARTY 6pm -10pm AFTER PARTY 11pm Featuring Barbarion and Kisstroyer at Plastic https://www.facebook.com/events/436341963170255 http://joelzika.com/ http://Markgodoy.com/ http://thesnugspace.com/ http://instagram.com/joelmzika The show will be open until Nov […]
Categories: Uncategorized • Tags: 3d graphics, 3d modelling, art, art australia, barbarion, Dark Rides, design, digital art, digital artwork, goth, halloween, illustration, Mark Godoy, Northcote, party, Snug Gallery, spooky, UV
I have been commissioned to create a large scale projection work for a new eating precinct in downtown Melbourne. Rue & Co is situated at 80 Collins st Melbourne and features shipping container eateries from Kong, Jimmy Grants, and St Ali. The work is massive and sits across from a equally enormous piece from Melbourne artist Rone. A big thanks to Sean Healy (Skynoise) for his production design on this work. It is open 7 Days a week and visible at night (there’s food there […]
Categories: Design, Projection, Public Art, Retail Design • Tags: 80 Collins st, architecture, art, digital art, Kong, Malatesta, new media, projection, projection mapping, Rue and Co, Rue&Co, St Ali, video mapping
‘Miracle Strip’ an exhibition at Dianne Tanzer Gallery 15/6/2013 until 13/7/2013 Sculptures, Photographic Prints and featuring projections for the Gertrude Projection Festival viewable every night Download the press release here Join the Facebook group here Check out this video about my current show ‘Miracle Strip’, featuring an interview that I did with Richard Watts on Triple RRR. Remember the show is in its last days! Here are some gifs of projections nightly at the gallery, they will continue until the end of the Gertrude St Projection […]
Here is a video I produced for Blindside Galleries show ‘Curtain Call’. The video features sound score by Simon Pericich.
Categories: Exhibition, Exhibition (group), Projection • Tags: animation, appropriation, art, flames, Guns and roses, installation, Joel Zika, Motion Tracking, November Rain, Rock and Roll, Simon Pericich, Slash, video art
I have collaborated with the folks at the Asuza Concept store to develop this three screen installation. it opens 2nd May, 2013 6-8pm Asuza Concept Store, Level 1, 262 Brunswick St. Fitzroy
2012 Meredith music festival OZ rockers Barbarion teamed up with digital artist Joel Zika for a full live audio visual set. This will be in addition to their amazing pyrotechnical display. check: Joelzika.com barbarion.net mmf.com.au Here is a teaser created for the gig Also I’ve designed these limited edition Stubby Holders for the Band ‘Barbarion‘, they will only be available at their upcoming show.